Kristina’s Barbecue Sauce

Kristina’s Barbecue Sauce

Yield: 6 cups

Course sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue, cabbage roll sauce, meatball, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 24 ~1/4 cup servings
Calories 36 kcal


SAUTE' until soft and set aside

  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic minced

BLEND until smooth

  • 15 oz diced tomatoes can
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup sorghum molasses
  • 2 ½ tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Aminos OR soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Tamari OR soy sauce


  1. CHOP onion and garlic and saute in water or sesame oil until soft. (I like to use a pot that will be large enough to cook the sauce.)

  2. BLEND tomatoes and seasonings together until smooth.

  3. POUR blender mixture into cooked onions/garlic and stir.

  4. SIMMER for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally (or until thickened to desired consistency).

  5. POUR into warm jars and refrigerate until ready to use.

Meatball Sauce

  1. If using for meatballs, dilute Barbecue Sauce with water, 1:1 ratio, before pouring over meatballs and baking.

Nutrition Facts
Kristina's Barbecue Sauce
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 36 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Sodium 225mg10%
Potassium 204mg6%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 394IU8%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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